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Al-Qaida leader threatens U.S. over fate of marathon bomber

Cairo - The leader of the al-Qaida terrorist group blamed for destroying New York's World Trade Center in 2001 is again threatening the United States, this time over the fate of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

East Europeans defiant in Brexit heartland

Boston - Eastern European immigrants in Britain's Brexit capital are defiant despite over three quarters of locals voting to leave the EU."Are British people going to the factory working?

Chipotle briefly closing all restaurants to talk food safety

It's been a bumpy year for Chipotle after frustrating outbreaks of E. coli and norovirus, so the company has decided it's time to take a short break and have a meeting with employees to discuss this unpleasant situation.

Op-Ed: From a wheel cart in Boston to Wine Country, pickles are here Special

Sonoma - Customers at Whole Foods in Northern California's wine country got a chance to sample Grillo’s Pickles this month. Savannah Hoffman, sales and merchandising coordinator for Grillo’s was eager to present both the savory and the sweet versions

Teamsters' members charged with reality TV show extortion bid

Boston - On Wednesday, four members of the Teamsters union were arrested and charged with trying to extort a company filming a reality TV show in Boston last year. The company was not part of the union.

City of Boston considering taxing alcohol to fight addiction

Boston - Two city councilors in Boston have proposed a 2 percent tax on all alcohol sold in the city, with the revenue used to tackle the addiction crisis.

Boston out as possible 2024 Olympic host, but LA interested

New York - Boston's troubled bid for the 2024 Olympics ended amid financial fears and local opposition, leaving the US Olympic Committee to seek a replacement candidate by mid-September.

Boston bomber's super-max jail is 'version of hell'

New York - Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is incarcerated at America's harshest maximum security prison, likened to hell on earth by former wardens and rights activists, until his transfer to death row.

Flight diverted due to passenger smoking on plane

Denver - A United flight that took off in Denver en route to Boston was forced to turn around after a passenger refused to stop smoking in the plane's lavatory.

The monster speaks — Boston Marathon bomber says he's sorry

Boston - Surviving marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev apologized to the people of Boston yesterday for his role in the 2013 attack that left four dead, hundreds maimed and shocked an entire nation.

Boston bomber apologizes, sentenced to death

Boston - Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev apologized to his victims for the first time at a highly emotional court hearing Wednesday where he was formally sentenced to death for the 2013 attacks.

Boston bomber back in court for death sentencing

Boston - Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was back in court Wednesday to be sentenced to death by a US federal judge at an emotionally charged hearing where he will be offered a chance to speak.

Another friend of Boston Marathon bombers sentenced to prison

Boston - A friend of the Boston Marathon bombers who had dinner with them after the 2013 attack but failed to notify the FBI immediately was sentenced Thursday to 2 1/2 years in prison for misleading investigators.

Hit 'Goatscaping' project to see more action in Boston this year

Boston - After a highly successful pilot project, a small army of goats will once again descend on Boston this summer to provide some natural landscaping.

Friends get prison terms for trying to help Boston Marathon bomber flee

Boston - Two college friends of condemned Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev were sentenced to prison Friday for trying to obstruct the FBI investigation into the 2013 attack.

Second Boston bomber friend jailed 3.5 years

New York - A second college friend of convicted Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to jail on Friday for obstruction and conspiracy that impeded the FBI investigation into the 2013 attacks.

Pleasure cruise turns nightmarish following boating mishap

Boston - A teenager has lost a limb and remains in critical condition following a Saturday night boating incident in Boston Harbor that saw the ship's captain arrested for operating the boat while intoxicated.

Marathon bomber to hear execution date next month

Boston - Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could learn the date of his execution next month when a federal judge formally sentences the 21-year-old immigrant to death.

Boston's snow piles — 'A science experiment waiting to happen'

Boston - They are not pretty to look at, and as the temperatures continue to climb, they won't smell too good, either. We're talking about Boston's leftover snow piles, some of them as tall as a three-story building.

Op-Ed: Death sentence was foregone conclusion in Marathon bomb case

Boston - Yes, it would be hard to imagine why a society that has a death penalty would not use it against a creep like Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the eastern European immigrant who helped plant bombs at the Boston Marathon in 2013.

Boston bomber Tsarnaev sentenced to death

Boston - A US jury has sentenced 21-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death for his role in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, one of the worst assaults on American soil since the September 11, 2001 attacks.

Boston bombing death penalty deliberation begins third day

Boston - A jury began deliberations for a third day Friday on whether to sentence Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death or to life imprisonment for perpetrating one of the bloodiest assaults in America since the September 11, 2001 attacks.

Boston bomber's fate in limbo as jury deliberates

Boston - Jury deliberations will enter a second day Thursday on whether to sentence Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death or life without parole, for carrying out one of the worst attacks in America since September 11.

Boston bombing jury begins death penalty deliberations

Boston - A US jury began deliberations Wednesday on whether to sentence convicted Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death or life in prison for carrying out one of the bloodiest attacks in America since 9/11.

US bomber a 'terrorist' who deserves to die: prosecution

Boston - Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is a remorseless terrorist who deserves to die for killing innocent Americans, prosecutors told jurors Wednesday as they prepared to deliberate whether or not he should be sentenced to death.

Defense to launch bid to save Boston bomber from death

Boston - Celebrated defense lawyer Judy Clarke will launch her bid Monday to save 21-year-old convicted killer Dzhokhar Tsarnaev from the death penalty for bombing the Boston Marathon in 2013.

Harrowing victim testimony in Boston bomber sentencing

Boston - Relatives of the policeman shot dead after the Boston bombings gave harrowing testimony as the defense downplayed a new video of convicted killer Dzhokhar Tsarnaev flipping his middle finger.

'America's worst nightmare' deserves death, trial hears

Boston - Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is "America's worst nightmare" and deserves to die for perpetrating one of the bloodiest attacks on US soil since 9/11, his trial heard Tuesday.

Death or prison: Jurors to seal Boston bomber's fate

Boston - Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev must face death for the attack that killed three people and wounded 254, prosecutors will argue when a court this week begins weighing up his fate.

Penalty phase of Marathon bomb trial to begin April 21

Boston - Jurors who convicted accused 2013 Boston Marathon bomber Dhzokhar Tsarnaev of multiple counts of murder last week will reconvene April 21 to decide whether he should be put to death or spend the rest of his life in federal prison.
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BOMBING: The wrecked finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon on Boylston Street is shown after bombs...
BOMBING: The wrecked finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon on Boylston Street is shown after bombs killed three and injured 264.
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PEACEFUL: The finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon is seen 54 minutes before the first of two bombs planted by brothers Tamerlan and Dhzokhar Tsarnaev exploded, killing three and injuring more than 260. A policeman was killed a few days later during the hunt for suspects.
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The John F Kennedy Library, in Boston, MA. Designed by I. M. Pei
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BOMBING: Authorities help evacuate spectators after twin explosions disrupted the 2013 Boston Marathon, killing three and injuring hundreds.
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Boston set a new record this past winter for snow fall totals.
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Smoke rises from the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon after two bombs exploded, killing three and injuring more than 250 people.
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On top of a five-story pile of snow.
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Photo shown to jury in surveillance video, Dzhokhar flush with wooden door.
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The Cover of 'Good Luck'
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AFTERMATH: Spectators flee the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon after two bombs exploding, killing three and injuring more than 200.
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Boston: Boylston Street where the second bomb went off
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CONDEMNED: Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev stares at a security camera in a holdi...
CONDEMNED: Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev stares at a security camera in a holding cell at U.S. District Court in Boston in July 2013.
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Boston: Boylston Street where the second bomb went off
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Charles River, Boston.
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WRECKAGE: Survivors of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing help the injured after two bombs exploded near the finish line.
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Image of a wounded man by a terroristic attack
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ACCUSED: Suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is seen in 2013.
ACCUSED: Suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is seen in 2013.
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Blizzard 2013,Boston, Hyde Park
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